Hitman’s Bodyguard sequel gears up
The sequel to high-octane thriller The Hitman’s Bodyguard is gearing up to begin filming in early March.
The first four weeks of the shoot will take place in the UK with the rest in yet-to-be confirmed European locations.
Director Patrick Hughes and screenwriter Tom O’Connor are both back on board the follow-up film, The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard. The lead cast is also reportedly returning - Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L Jackson and Salma Hayek.
The first film, released in 2017, took more than $176m worldwide and topped the US box office for three consecutive weeks. It filmed in various global locations including London, Amsterdam and Sofia.
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